Mini Guvec (Stew) with Meatballs Recipe

Mini Guvec (Stew) with Meatballs Recipe


(The recipe is for a 7.9-inch clay pot/pan)



2 medium-sized potatoes

1 green bell pepper

1 red bell pepper

2 tomatoes


For the Meatballs

0.22 lbs (100g) ground beef

1 small egg (optional)

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 clove garlic

1/2 cup breadcrumbs

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (you can increase or decrease according to your taste)


For the Tomato Sauce

1 tablespoon butter

1 to 1.5 cups water

1 tablespoon tomato paste


For Frying

Vegetable oil


How to Cook?

  1. Slice the potatoes and fry them lightly in vegetable oil. Place them in the clay pot, leaving some space in between.
  2. To make the meatballs, mix the ground beef, egg (if using), vegetable oil, minced garlic, breadcrumbs, salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes in a bowl. Knead the mixture thoroughly.
  3. Shape the meat mixture into small meatballs and place them in the clay pot alongside the potatoes.
  4. Decorate the clay pot with tomato and bell pepper slices.
  5. In a small saucepan, melt the butter, add the tomato paste, and stir over medium heat for a short while.
  6. Add water to the saucepan and bring the sauce to a boil. Then pour the sauce over the clay pot.
  7. Preheat your oven to 350°F and bake it until cooked through.
  8. Enjoy your delicious Mini Guvec (Stew)

Servings: 3-4 People


Mini Guvec (Stew) with Meatballs Recipe